Chips Moman

Chips Moman was the producer of many soul artists e.g. Bobby Womack. He became one of the main producers at Stax writing several hits including Gee Whiz for Carla Thomas. He left in 1964 after a dispute which ended with […]

Carol Bayer Sager

Several Singles in the early 1960’s / 70s In the 1970’s began a song wrting partnership with Burt Bacharach.

Carole King

It Might As Well Rain Until September Take Good Care Of My Baby Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow Oh No Not My Baby You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman The Locomotion I Think I’m Going Back Up […]

Yardbirds

Good Morning Little School Girl – Columbia 1964 I Ain’t Got You I Wish You Would (Orig. Billy Boy Arnold) 1964 Evil Hearted You 1965 Heart Full Of Soul For Your Love Shapes Of Things – 1966 I’m a Man […]

Thom Bell

Thom Bell was one of the creators of the Philly Sound together with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Thom Bell receives award at 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame Having first studied the piano when a boy, he joined The Romeos […]

Sylvia Moy

Sylvia Moy wrote songs for Motown as well as becoming their first female record producer. Songs she wrote included My Cherie Amour , It Takes Two. She also went on to write music for films. Wikipedia: Syvia Moy

Sam Dees

Lonely For You Baby – 1965It’s All Wrong Its All Right / Soul Sister Song writer and producer for lots of artists. Others include: – Vanishing Love – Gladys Knight & The Pips My Time – Loleatta Holloway Cry To Me – Tyrone […]

Leiber and Stoller

The Story goes that Mike Stoller went to Europe and his ship sank.  He was rescued and met at the New York Docks by Jerry Lieber shouting that “Hound Dog” was a number one hit. “Wow” said Mike,  “It’s taken […]

Lamont Dozier

Fish Ain’t Biting (1973) One third part of the Motown song writing legend Holland Dozier Holland. He was eventually forced to leave Motown due to lack of song writing royalties from Berry Gordy. They quit and started their own label – […]

JJ Barnes

Won’t You Let Me Know – Kabel Records 1961 PLEASE LET ME IN – 1965 Ric Tic Real Humdinger – Ric Tik 110 1966 – Motown UK 1968 BABY PLEASE COME BACK HOME – Groovesville 1967 Now That I’ve Got […]